As my kids have gotten older, I’ve found it hard to find gifts they really want. Sometimes it’s like pulling teeth to get a good list of ideas together. So I’m sharing a tween and teen gift guide to help anyone else that needs ideas for older kids. I hope it helps someone else! Teen read more »
Video game costumes are a fun costume theme with a wide range of characters to choose from. We’ve done Fortnite costumes before, this time around we decided to go with Minecraft Halloween costumes. Minecraft Halloween Costume Ideas Technically we were planning a generic video game costume theme with each of us representing a different game. read more »
Help spread a little joy this holiday season by donating a new toy to a child in need. There are lots of organizations hosting holiday toy drives with donation locations around Tucson. I want it easy to find the Tucson Toy Drives, so check out my list below! News 4 Tucson Season 4 Hope Drive read more »
My boys are big Phineas and Ferb fans, they’ve watched every episode at least 5 times. Naturally, we loved watching the new Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe that premiered on Disney+ recently. The movie sparked a few crafty ideas for me including these Phineas and Ferb Pumpkins! DIY Phineas and Ferb read more »
Halloween costumes don’t have to be expensive. Take stock of what you already have to work with and check out this list of free and cheap costumes you can make at home.
There are obvious places to buy Halloween costumes like discount stores, Halloween stores, and thrift stores. But there are other more unique or unusual places to buy costumes or just costume supplies. Unusual Places To Buy Costumes Moving/mailing stores like U-haul or the UPS store sell boxes, tape, markers, bubble wrap and other interesting things. read more »
Our Baby Yoda pumpkin needed a guardian, so the boys and I came up with a simple Mandalorian pumpkin idea. It’s the perfect Star Wars craft for this Halloween. DIY Mandalorian Pumpkin This is another super easy no carve pumpkin idea. It doesn’t even take amazing painting skills either. Basically it’s just grey paint with read more »
Elaborate costumes can be awesome looking but are not always comfy. These DIY Batman & Robin costumes are simple to make and more importantly comfy to wear. This year we were headed to Mickey’s Halloween Party again and needed costumes that were theme park friendly. While costumes like Dusty and El Chupacabra from Disney Planes read more »
Celebrate the Dark side this fall with a Star Wars Halloween tree. That means we decorated our Christmas tree early with Star Wars villains!